' Pech Merle - Current Releases

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This award-winning, single vineyard, 100% Sauvignon Blanc is packed with fresh citrus, crisp tropical kiwi and robust minerality. Coming from the valley floor this wine is a Dry Creek Valley "signature".
Pairing: Shrimp and Feta Salad - grilled shrimp topped with crumbled feta cheese, arugula, sun dried tomatoes and fresh lemon juice.
$21.00 per Bottle
Big Valley AVA, known for growing some of California's premier Sauvignon Blanc brings the breadth and charm of Lake County foward with this crisp union of honeydew, fresh pineapple and bright minerality.
Pairing: Mixed fresh fruit salad topped with limoncello creama.
96 points, North Coast Wine Challenge
$19.00 per Bottle
This limited production, award-winning, best in class rosé of syrah is an irresistable medley of ripe watermelon, bright berried fruit and vibrant pomegranate. Perfectly balanced and personality rich, this luscious elixir will brighten any glass or occasion.
Pairing: Waldorf Salad - butter lettuce, with crisp gala apples, candied walnuts, grapes and dried cranberries drizzled with a pomagranite vinaigrette.
$23.00 per Bottle
Hand harvested from a small vineyard in mid Dry Creek Valley, these vines mature slowly in a long, warm growing season yielding floral and tropical aromas and complex characteristics of ripe pear, honey, apricot and figgy fruit. Aged in 50% oak and 50% stainless, this black label wine is crafted from a diligent obsession to detail and superior pedigree. A rarefied indulgence. 
Pairing: Poached wild salmon with roasted shallots and herb butter served with fingerling potatoes and a honeydew melon salad.
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$33.00 per Bottle
Fog dancing playfully on the Laguna, enchanting aromas of spicy red fruit and the humbling grandeur of my Sweepstakes win has set the scene for a dreamy interlude of silky black cherries and oaky nuance. A tantalizing balance of raspberry and exotic black tea will prove there is no better way to free your senses. Swept away. 
Pairing: Cayenne cinnamon ribs with a bandy and maple glaze served over pineapple cilantro salad.
95 points, California State fair
Gold Medal, North Coast Wine Challenge
Gold Medal, Harvest Fair

$39.00 per Bottle
Our black label wines are distinguished by their limited production, superior pedigree and diligent obsession to each and every detail. The result: a rarefied indulgence. The Oehlman Vineyard is 29 acres of perfect Pinot synergy. The infamous Goldridge loam soil and exclusive composition of the rare Martini clone yield remarkable fruit full of richness, depth and heritage tracing back to the earliest vines imported into California from Burgundy.
Pairing: Bacon wrapped dates stuffed with marcona almonds and blue cheese.
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$45.00 per Bottle

One of my few shortcomings is my inability to predict the future. Buf if the past is any indication, my charming union of rich berried fruit and distinguished vanilla oak will not only yield more gold, it will confirm my balanced layers of jammy poise are your most rewarding investment. The future's so bright I gotta wear shades. 
Pairing: Grilled pork tenderloin crusted with rosemary alongside sweet dry creek yellow cling peaches and whole grain mustard.
Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle

$33.00 per Bottle

Warm Sonoma sun pipercing through my deep red garnet body, facets of fuschia and hints of strawberry-rhubarb, plum, and violet frame a story rich with oaky complexity and jammy enchantment. A palate of vanilla clove and black cherry tobacco further illustrates that this is only a prelude to my delicious tale of indulgence. 
Pairing: Beef brisket with a cherried zinfandel jus served over creamy parmesan polenta.
93 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge 

$33.00 per Bottle
 Our black label wines are distinguished by their limited production, superior pedigree and diligent obsession to each and every detail. The result: a rarefied indulgence. Alioto's Bench Vineyard is a historic 500-vine gem on Canyon Road that Pech Merle farms using traditional methods of hand pruning, harvesting and manual cultivation. This vineyard is a classic Italian "field blend" with Zinfandel, Carrignane and Palamino yielding a wine rich with personality and complexity.
Pairing: Santa Rosa plum, strawberry and rhubarb tart topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with candied ginger. 
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$45.00 per Bottle
Our black label wines are distinguished by their limited production, superior pedigree and diligent obsession to each and every detail. The result: a rarefied indulgence. The Rocky Ridge vineyard lies just above the fog line, looking down on beautiful Lake Sonoma. A unique component to this special appellation, Lake Sonoma quells the normal coastal fog pattern, increasing sun exposure and decreasing moisture on the vines. With only 160-planted acres in the AVA, this fruit is both scarce and remarkable. 
Pairing: Hoision and blackberry glazed short ribs served with carmalized butternut squash and artichoke confit.
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$45.00 per Bottle
 A first growth estate clone from Cheval Blanc, these vines are the highest level of prestige in Bordeaux and aged 17 months in 100% French oak. With exclusive rights to these 7 precious rows of organic, sustainably farmed alexander valley fruit; this black label wine is crafted from a diligent obsession to detail and superior pedigree. A rarefied indulgence. 
Pairing: Portobello mushroom bruschetta topped with basil and black pepper tomato relish.
$53.00 per Bottle
Blue rock vineyard sits atop an alluring rocky bench in Alexander Valley where world renowned cebernet thrives. This particular fruit comes from block 10, a rare sanctuary of 80 year old, clone 4 vines. Carefully aged 28 months in 40% new fench oak, this black label wine is crafted from diligent obsession to detail and a superior pedigree. 
Pairing: Dried figs simmered in orange liquor and brandy stuffed with a chocolate walnut mix over the top of chocolate ganache drizzled with a raspberry reduction sauce.
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$53.00 per Bottle